Located in Orlando, Florida, The Willows is a diverse neighborhood located in the zip code 32808, with a population of approximately 1,287 residents. Silver Star Road borders The Willows neighborhood to the south, Coast Line Drive borders to the east, Split Willow Drive borders to the north, and North Pine Hills Road creates the western boundary.
The Willows is a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly sub-division located on a bus route. Lake Eola Park and Bennett Park are dog-friendly parks located just 15 minutes away. Willows Park, West Colonial Soccer Fields, and Lake Orlando Golf Club are also nearby local attractions.
There are several nearby schools, such as Rolling Hills Elementary School, Meadowbrook Middle School, and Evans High School. Irene’s Christian Academy and Elim Christian Academy are also just a short distance away. Community colleges, such as Valencia Community College, the University of Central Florida, and DeVry University are a short drive away as well.
The Willows neighborhood is a short distance from popular Orlando attractions such as Disney World, Universal Theme Park, and the Kennedy Space Center, as well as notable water parks like Typhoon Lagoon and Aquatica. Eco-friendly attractions are increasingly popular, such as swimming with the Dolphins at Discover Cove in Orlando. A visit to Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, Gatorland USA, and SeaWorld can create a unique day trip.
Popular beaches on the east coast of Florida, such as Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Cocoa Beach, and Canaveral National Seashore are all within a 90-minute drive and offer many water sport activities, such as jet skiing, Para sailing, boat charters, deep-sea fishing, and snorkeling. The Canaveral National Seashore offers exquisite beaches, unsullied by litter, rafts, or surf shops due to the strict beach rules that are enforced at this, one of Florida’s last natural wilderness sites.